Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna has expressed his gratitude to people of the state, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced him as winner of the March 9 governorship election.
He floored his closest rival, Isa Ashiru of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), with a margin of 231,259 votes.
On his verified Twitter account, El-Rufai said: “Alhamdulillah! We campaigned vigorously on our record and continuously prayed for God to choose the best leader for Kaduna State even if that choice is someone else!! God has decided.
“We are grateful to over 1 million Kaduna voters through whom He made us the choice.”